The Autobiography Of An Ex-Colored Man (Dodo Press)

The Autobiography Of An Ex-Colored Man (Dodo Press)

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by James Weldon Johnson
     
 

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The autobiography of James Weldon Johnson who was was a leading American author, poet, early civil rights activist and a prominent figure in the Harlem Renaissance. He is probably best remembered for his writing, which included novels, poems, and collections of folklore. He was one of the first African-American professors at New York University. During his six-year… See more details below

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The autobiography of James Weldon Johnson who was was a leading American author, poet, early civil rights activist and a prominent figure in the Harlem Renaissance. He is probably best remembered for his writing, which included novels, poems, and collections of folklore. He was one of the first African-American professors at New York University. During his six-year stay in South America he completed his most famous book The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man which was published anonymously in 1912. It was only in 1927 that Johnson admitted his authorship - stressing that it was not a work of autobiography but mostly fictional.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406534917
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
06/15/2007
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

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